Find out when and where the Fourth of July festivities are, including the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast, 1K Kids Run, 5K Run/Walk, Flag Raising, Opening Ceremony, T. Willard Hunter Speakers Corner, parade, concert and firework show. Pictured is Claremont’s fireworks display as seen last year above Bridges Auditorium during the Fourth of July celebration. COURIER photo by Steven Felschundneff
The 55th annual Mt. Baldy Steak Fry is set for Saturday, June 23 from 3 to 9 p.m. at the Baldy Trout Ponds. The annual event, which includes live music, food, beer and a raffle, is organized to raise funds for the Mt. Baldy Fire Department. Tickets are $25 for adults ($15 for vegetarians) and $10 for children under 12. For ticket information call 982-1213 or visit www.mtbaldyfire.com.
The Kid's Summer Reading Program kicks-off Wednesday, June 20 featuring “Sleeping Beauty in Outer Space,” an interactive puppet show by Moodoo Puppet Productions. In the Teen Summer Reading Program, youths in grades 6 through 12 are offered the opportunity to participate in the summer reading program, with a chance of winning a Kindle Fire and other prizes. The program runs from June 20 through August 18. Call 621-4902 or visit the Claremont Library at 208 N. Harvard Ave. to participate.
The Kiwanis Club of Claremont presents Route 66 Party featuring dancing on the patio to The Ravelers, casino games, Texas hold ‘em tournament (additional fee), silent auction with over 40 theme baskets and a live auction. 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 8 at the DoubleTree Hotel.
Comic Book and Collectibles Show featuring art demonstrations, private collectors, book publishers, free giveaways and more. Art dealers from around Southern California will have new and vintage comic books, graphic novels, original art, prints, action figures, games and collectibles for purchase. Sunday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Packing House, 532 W. First St., Claremont.
Naima Orozco and Jenna Watje observe a piece by AP student Ngoc Pham at Days of Clay Saturday afternoon in the Ginger Elliott Gallery in Claremont. Days of Clay ran Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday afternoon at Memorial Park in Claremont.